Flashcards in English Unit 15 Deck (14)
What are the steps of the writing process?
Prewriting, Drafting, Revising, Editing, Presenting
What three things make up the prewriting stage?
Your topic, your audience, your purpose
What are some ways to that you can find a topic?
Free writing, lists, general questions
Why is it important to know the audience?
The style of voice
What happens in the drafting step?
Create theme, thesis statement, style or voice
What three things do you check for the revising step?
Paragraphs support theme, organization of sentences, check for clarity
What do you look for in the editing step?
Errors in grammar, usage, spelling, capitalization, and punctuation
What are the proofreading marks?
The proofreading marks are :
Insert space ^#
Close up space ()
Lower case /
Spelling [. ] sp
Switch order; Wiggly Line
Indicate new paragraph ¶
What are some examples of the presenting step?
Giving a speech, Turning in to a teacher, letter to newspaper, movie review
Know the format of outline
Varied in length. Varied in voice
Active Voice: Subject doing action
Passive Voice: Subject receives action
Arrangement of paragraphs
Chronological order, spatial order, compare and contrast order